Scholarly journal publishing in transition- from restricted to open access

  title={Scholarly journal publishing in transition- from restricted to open access},
  author={Bo-Christer Bj{\"o}rk},
  journal={Electronic Markets},
  • Bo-Christer Björk
  • Published 2017
  • Computer Science, Economics
  • Electronic Markets
  • While the business models used in most segments of the media industry have been profoundly changed by the Internet, surprisingly little has changed in the publishing of scholarly peer reviewed journals. Electronic delivery has become the norm, but the same publishers as before are still dominating the market, selling content to subscribers. This article asks the question why Open Access (OA) to the output of mainly publicly funded research hasn’t yet become the mainstream business model. OA… CONTINUE READING

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